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Welcome to the Shire of MERREDIN

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Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP)
Posted 03 July 2020 Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP)

The Shire of Merredin has adopted the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) 2020 – 2025.

A Message from the Shire President
Posted 22 June 2020 A Message from the Shire President

Hear from Shire President Julie Flockart about the on-going Strategic Community Plan review.

Cummins Theatre Open For Business
Posted 16 June 2020 Cummins Theatre Open For Business

Cummins Theatre finally re-opened to the public last week!

Notice of Intention to Issue Differential Rates 2020/21
Posted 09 June 2020 Notice of Intention to Issue Differential Rates 2020/21

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the intention of the Shire of Merredin to levy the following differential rates on Unimproved Values for each rating category for the 2020/21 financial year.

Barrack Street Re-Opening
Posted 26 May 2020 Barrack Street Re-Opening

The Shire is pleased to advise that Barrack Street will be re-opened on Thursday 28th May 2020, with a speed limit of 40kph in place.

Weather Update – 6 May 2020 🌩️
Posted 06 May 2020 Weather Update – 6 May 2020 🌩️

The rain over the last two days is a welcome relief for our farming community as the seeding season starts. Unfortunately, the storm has caused some damage around town.

ANZAC Day 2020
Posted 30 April 2020 ANZAC Day 2020

On the morning of the 25th April 2020, the community came together in front of their devices in their homes and on their driveways and tuned in to a special ANZAC Day service.

DIY Easter Bunny Competition
Posted 28 April 2020 DIY Easter Bunny Competition

As part of the Easter festivities in Merredin, the Shire ran a DIY Easter Bunny Competition until the 9th of April.

Medical Students Hit Merredin
Posted 24 March 2020 Medical Students Hit Merredin

On March 10 a group of students travelled to Merredin as part of the 2020 Wheatbelt Medical Students Immersion program.

MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Water Tower Update
Posted 16 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Water Tower Update

I am pleased to announce that progress is being made regarding the future of the iconic Merredin Water Tower.

MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Twilight International Food Festival
Posted 13 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Twilight International Food Festival

It is with regret that we announce the rescheduling of this event.

Australia Day in Merredin
Posted 10 February 2020 Australia Day in Merredin

Celebrations for Australia Day kicked off at the Merredin CRC front lawn for the annual Australia Day breakfast.

Merredin’s Power Boxes Receive Face Lift From Local Youth
Posted 20 January 2020 Merredin’s Power Boxes Receive Face Lift From Local Youth

The youth in Merredin have embarked on a three-day long project to paint Western Power Boxes around town.

Merredin Gala NIight
Posted 23 December 2019 Merredin Gala NIight

Community members flocked from all over the Wheatbelt for Merredin’s annual Gala Night on Thursday 12th of December 2019.

MEDIA RELEASE: Council Meeting Dates 2020
Posted 28 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Council Meeting Dates 2020

The Shire of Merredin welcomes ratepayers and members of the community to Council Meetings that are open to the public on the following dates for 2020.

MEDIA RELEASE: Roadside Conservation Grant
Posted 27 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Roadside Conservation Grant

The Shire of Merredin has been successful with a funding application to the State NRM Office.

MEDIA RELEASE: Shire of Merredin Water Tower
Posted 19 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Shire of Merredin Water Tower

PTA is supportive of Councils/ Shires decision to re–engage GHD.

MEDIA RELEASE: Government of Western Australia
Posted 07 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Government of Western Australia

Restrictions on movement of oversize agricultural vehicles eased.

CEACA Units - Platinum (Disability) & Gold (Standard) - Virtual Videos
Posted 11 October 2019 CEACA Units - Platinum (Disability) & Gold (Standard) - Virtual Videos

View the new CEACA Units via virtual video.

Shire Awarded Funding to Tackle Local Litter Issues
Posted 04 October 2019 Shire Awarded Funding to Tackle Local Litter Issues

The Shire of Merredin is one of 12 community organisations sharing in nearly $50,000.

Nominations Encouraged for Community Citizen of the Year Awards
Posted 24 September 2019 Nominations Encouraged for Community Citizen of the Year Awards

To nominate go the Community Citizen of the Year Awards website at www.citizenshipawards.com.au.

MEDIA RELEASE: Shire to Engage Community on Water Tower Future
Posted 07 August 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Shire to Engage Community on Water Tower Future

The Shire of Merredin will seek community feedback on the future of the Merredin Water Tower.

MEDIA RELEASE: Curtin Medical Students Need Your Help for Health Study 
Posted 31 July 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Curtin Medical Students Need Your Help for Health Study 

A group of Curtin medical students will be visiting Merredin on the last weekend of August to conduct interviews about access to health services in the Wheatbelt.

Water Corporation Restricts Access to Standpipes
Posted 30 July 2019 Water Corporation Restricts Access to Standpipes

Water Corporation have implemented a new standpipe pricing structure. As a result, the Shire has to now restrict all public access to standpipes.

Shire of Merredin Nominated for the 'Making a Difference Award'
Posted 17 July 2019 Shire of Merredin Nominated for the 'Making a Difference Award'

The University of Notre Dame have nominated the Shire for the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

UPDATE: Construction Underway for the Merredin Solar Farm
Posted 10 July 2019 UPDATE: Construction Underway for the Merredin Solar Farm

The largest solar farm committed to construction in Western Australia is expecting 36,000 solar panels and trackers delivered this month, installation of substation progressing.

Notice of Intention to Issue Differential Rates 2019/20
Posted 12 June 2019 Notice of Intention to Issue Differential Rates 2019/20

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995 notice is hereby given of the intention of the Shire of Merredin to levy the following differential rates on Unimproved Values for each rating category for the 2019/20 financial year.

MEDIA RELEASE: Community Garden Update
Posted 02 May 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Community Garden Update

An update on the current situation for the Community Garden in Merredin.

Youth Fest Merredin
Posted 19 April 2019 Youth Fest Merredin

The April school holidays were kicked off with a bang with Merredin's first ever YOUTH FEST - a combination of fun activities, competitions, surveys, giveaways and career expo.

Merredin Show Fun & Festivities!
Posted 02 April 2019 Merredin Show Fun & Festivities!

The 100th Merredin Show was bigger and better than ever. The Shire of Merredin enjoyed being a part of this fantastic annual event with more than ever to see at do at this year's Merredin Show.

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